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Children of Rwanda [videorecording]

Title
Children of Rwanda [videorecording] / a co-production of the Office Rwandais D'Information and UNICEF-Rwanda ; produced by Jos Tuerlinckx.
Publication
Deerfield, IL : Coronet/MTI, 1989.

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Description
1 videocassette (26 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
(A Day in the life of a child series)
Alternative Title
A Day in the life of a child series.
Subjects
Note
  • Sponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
  • Based on an idea by Loek de Levita.
Credits (note)
  • Directors, Dirk Gryspeirt, Laurent Muhawe.
Title
Children of Rwanda [videorecording] / a co-production of the Office Rwandais D'Information and UNICEF-Rwanda ; produced by Jos Tuerlinckx.
Imprint
Deerfield, IL : Coronet/MTI, 1989.
Series
(A Day in the life of a child series)
Credits
Directors, Dirk Gryspeirt, Laurent Muhawe.
Summary
Although many children of Rwanda in eastern Africa attend school, they are also expected to help with goat, rabbit, and chicken raising and do other chores. Rwandan life is presented through the eyes of a young boy who describes the rhythms of a typical day. His older sister rises first to fetch water and help her mother prepare breakfast for the family. Before going to school, the boys complete their tasks and wash in the lake. In school, children learn Arithmetic, French and Rwandan history and culture. Those children too poor to attend classes make pots and bricks or pick tea leaves. The narrator's 14-year-old brother, Vincent, sleeps during the day so that he can fish on the lake throughout the night. Twice a week, the family sells surplus fruit and vegetables at the market and buys clothes. Almost everyone takes a turn fixing the nation's ever-deteriorating roads.
Added Author
Gryspeirt, Dirk.
Muhawe, Laurent.
UNICEF.
Added Title
A Day in the life of a child series.
Branch Call Number
J VTH 2290 C
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